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In this May 14, 2020 photo, Erendira Martinez and her daughter stand outside their home in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago.  Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood is known as the heart of Mexican culture in the city. It’s also located in the zip code area with one of the highest rates of positive coronavirus cases in the city.  Both Martinez and her daughter, along with Martinez' husband, tested positive for COVID-19. All have since recovered.  (AP Photo/Noreen Nasir)

Chicago Latinos see higher rates of COVID-19 infections

May. 22, 2020 5:05 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — When Erendira Martinez’s husband started feeling sick at the beginning of April, he brushed off his cough and told her it was nothing. “He was embarrassed," Martinez said. "He felt like I was going to be upset, which I was, because he didn’t tell me the real symptoms...

The Latest: Japan ending state of emergency in 3 prefectures

May. 21, 2020 1:30 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Japan approves lifting state of emergency in three...

Ruling that would expand Texas mail-in voting put on hold

May. 20, 2020 6:12 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court Wednesday quickly put on a hold a ruling that paved the way in Texas for a dramatic expansion of mail-in voting due to fears of the coronavirus. The move by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans came less than 24 hours after a federal judge in San...

FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2017, file photo, Incarnate Word head coach Ken Burmeister directs his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Gonzaga in Spokane, Wash. Burmeister, a college basketball coach for 21 seasons who took Texas-San Antonio to the NCAA Tournament and later guided Loyola of Chicago, died Tuesday, May 19, 2020. He was 72. Loyola said Burmeister died following a bout with cancer. (AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)

Burmeister, who coached UTSA to NCAA tourney, dies at 72

May. 19, 2020 4:00 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Ken Burmeister, a college basketball coach for 21 seasons who took Texas-San Antonio to the NCAA Tournament and later guided Loyola of Chicago, died Tuesday. He was 72. Loyola said Burmeister died following a fight with cancer. Burmeister posted 72 wins at Texas-San Antonio from 1986-90. He...

A man wearing a face mask for protection against COVID-19 passes a business that has reopened in San Antonio, Thursday, May 14, 2020. Texas attorney general Ken Paxton has warned officials in San Antonio, Austin and Dallas that the cities could face lawsuits if they do not relax coronavirus measures he says go further than state law allows. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Tensions rise as Texas governor readies to lift more rules

May. 15, 2020 8:14 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two weeks into the reopening of Texas, coronavirus cases are climbing. New outbreaks still crop up. And at Guero's Taco Bar in Austin, which offers the occasional celebrity sighting, a log of every diner and where they sat is begrudgingly in the works. “It seems like a huge...

Texas woman kills her 2 children, mother in murder-suicide

Apr. 27, 2020 5:15 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A San Antonio woman fatally shot her two children and her mother before shooting herself inside their North Side apartment complex, according to the San Antonio Police Department. On Monday morning, the father of the children called the police when he peered in through a crack in the...

Two men who were deported from the United States and who tested positive for the new coronavirus listen to recommendations given to them by doctors, from the window of the hotel that is used to quarantine them in Tabarre, Haiti, Sunday, April 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

129 deportees arrive in Haiti amid coronavirus concerns

Apr. 23, 2020 6:44 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A plane carrying 129 migrants who were deported from the U.S. landed Thursday in Haiti amid concerns that the second such flight this month could strain the impoverished country’s limited resources as it fights the COVID-19 disease. Authorities whisked the group away in...

This undated photo provided by the Garland (Texas) Police shows Ramon Thomas Villagomez. Villagomez, who hijacked a Dallas-area bus Sunday, April 19, 2020, before being killed in a shootout had been wanted for questioning in the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend, authorities said. (Garland Police via AP)

Police: Man who hijacked Texas bus was sought in slaying

Apr. 20, 2020 8:19 AM EDT

ROWLETT, Texas (AP) — A man who hijacked a Dallas-area bus before being killed in a shootout had been wanted for questioning in the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend, authorities said. Ramon Thomas Villagomez, 31, got on the Dallas Area Rapid Transit bus with two people aboard in Richardson, just north of...

Officer Justin Putnam is seen in an undated photo provided by the San Marco Police Department. Officer Putnam died Saturday, April 18, 2019 in a shooting in San Marcos that left  two other officers in critical but stable condition, the city's interim police chief, Bob Klett, said at a news conference Sunday. (San Marco Police Department via AP)

Chief: Man ambushed 3 Texas officers in his home, killing 1

Apr. 19, 2020 3:14 PM EDT

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — A man who killed one Texas police officer and wounded two others before killing himself was wearing body armor and waiting to ambush them when they arrived at his home in response to a domestic violence call, authorities said Sunday. The attack Saturday in San Marcos, a college...

An honor guard stand at the scene where a man shot a and killed a San Marcos police officer and wounded two others, authorities said Saturday, April 18, 2020, in San Marcos, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Texas police officer killed, 2 others wounded in shooting

Apr. 18, 2020 11:34 PM EDT

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — A gunman shot and killed a Texas police officer and wounded two others Saturday after they responded to a call at an apartment complex, authorities said. The suspect died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after he “ambushed the officers with a rifle," according...